Category:Monks Mound

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English: Monks Mound (Cahokia Mound 38, sometimes written as Monk's Mound) is the largest Pre-Columbian en:earthworks north of Mezoamerica/Mexico. It was built and expanded repeatedly sometime between AD 900 and 1200, and lies at the southern line of modern-day Madison County at Cahokia Mounds in Illinois, USA.
Object location38° 39′ 38″ N, 90° 03′ 43″ W Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.View all coordinates using: OpenStreetMapinfo
<nowiki>Túmulos de los Monjes; tumulus des Moines; Монкс-Маунд; Monk’s Mound; 芒克斯墩; モンクス=マウンド; Monks Mound; Kopiec Mnichów; Монкс-Маунд; Monks Mound; 僧侶墩; 僧侣墩; 僧侣墩; Monks Mound; Tumulo de la Monaĥoj; Monks Mound; Monks Mound; Erdpyramide in Nordamerika; part of Cahokia, the largest Pre-Columbian earthwork in the Americas and the largest pyramid north of Mesoamerica; جبل في الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية; největší předkolumbovská mohyla v Americe; tumulus; Monk's Mound; Cahokia Mound 38</nowiki>
Monks Mound 
part of Cahokia, the largest Pre-Columbian earthwork in the Americas and the largest pyramid north of Mesoamerica
Monks Mound in July.JPG
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Instance of
  • platform mound
Part of
Named after
Culture
LocationMadison County, Illinois
Width
  • 775 ft
Length
  • 955 ft
Height
  • 30 m
Elevation above sea level
  • 157 m
38° 39′ 38.52″ N, 90° 03′ 43.2″ W
Authority control
Wikidata Q280444
Library of Congress authority ID: sh97003597
National Library of Israel J9U ID: 987007563761005171
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This is a category about a place or building that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places in the United States of America. Its reference number is 66000899.

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